Ilha de Moçambique
in Nampula, Mozambique
- Island of Mozambique (Unesco heritage, 5 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -15.034 and 40.736 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -15° 2' 3" and E 40° 44' 8"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Metical - MZN
- Spoken languages:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 06:56 AM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Africa/Maputo
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 4:46 am and 5:17 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 19.494 and -154.824 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Vacationland Hawaii
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,3 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Mozambique.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Mozambique. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49
Explore Ilha de Moçambique
Ilha de Moçambique in Nampula with it's 54,315 inhabitants is located in Mozambique about 921 mi (or 1,482 km) north-east of Maputo, the country's capital.
Local time in Ilha de Moçambique is now 06:56 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Maputo with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 5 airports in the wider vicinity of Ilha de Moçambique. The closest airport in Mozambique is Nacala Airport in a distance of 38 mi (or 61 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Island of Mozambique in a distance of 5 mi (or 8 km), North. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Nampula, Pemba, Fomboni, Moroni and Maintirano. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 79 °F
|Morning Temperature||24°C / 76 °F|
|Evening Temperature||25°C / 77 °F|
|Night Temperature||25°C / 77 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1016 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Fresh Breeze with 14 km/h (9 mph) from North|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 86% of sky|
|General Conditions||Overcast clouds|
Friday, 22nd of October 2021
26°C (79 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.
Saturday, 23rd of October 2021
27°C (80 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Broken clouds, fresh breeze.
Sunday, 24th of October 2021
28°C (82 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Videos from this area
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
Ilha de Mozambique I
Island of Mozambique, UNESCO world heritage. Images put together in a small film, walking once around the island and therefore giving a good overview about what can be seen in this historicaly...
Ilha de Moçambique.m4v
Documentary (in Portuguese) about the Island of Mozambique by Filipa Veiga. Arqueonautas Worldwide has been working in the Island of Mozambique since 1999 in a consortium with the state ...
Tours-TV.com: Fort São Sebastião
Mozambique : Island of Mozambique. See on map http://tours-tv.com/en/Fort-S-o-Sebasti-o .
Baile tropical de la bananera
Un vendedor de bananas nos deleita con un baile improvisado en la carretera entre Ilha de Mozambique y Nampula,
Terraco Ilha de Mocambique - © Abendsonne Afrika
http://www.abendsonneafrika.de - Entdecken Sie die romantische und landestypische Unterkunft auf der Ilha de Mocambique mit Abendsonne Afrika - Ihre Safarispezialisten.
Girl at Ilha de Moçambique singing Stewart Sukuma's hit "Felizminha" in February 2008 ;) (video recording & edit © Werner Puntigam / pntgm EAR X EYE)
Ilha de Mocambique, Weltkulturerbe, Mosambik - © Abendsonne Afrika
http://www.abendsonneafrika.de - Entdecken Sie die einmalige Schönheit dieser kulturellen Insel, Ilha de Mosambik mit Abendsonnea Afrika - Ihre Safarispezialisten.
Coral Lodge, Mosambik - © Abendsonne Afrika
http://www.abendsonneafrika.de - Entdecken Sie Ilha de Mocambique von der Coral Lodge aus mit Abendsonne Afrika - Ihre Safarispezialisten.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Island of Mozambique
The Island of Mozambique (Portuguese: Ilha de Moçambique) lies off northern Mozambique, between the Mozambique Channel and Mossuril Bay, and is part of Nampula Province. Prior to 1898, it was the capital of colonial Portuguese East Africa. With its rich history and sandy beaches, the Island of Mozambique is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of Mozambique's fastest growing tourist destinations.
Fort São Sebastião
The Fort of São Sebastião on the Island of Mozambique is the oldest complete fort still standing in sub-Saharan Africa. Constructions by the Portuguese began in 1558 and it took about 50 years to complete. Immediately beyond the fort is the recently restored Chapel of Nossa Senhora de Baluarte, built in 1522 which is considered to be the oldest European building in the southern hemisphere. It is also one of the best examples of Manueline vaulted architecture in Mozambique.
Chapel of Nossa Senhora de Baluarte
The Chapel of Nossa Senhora de Baluarte is located on the most eastern tip of the Island of Mozambique which sits of the coast of Mozambique in Africa. The Chapel is situated outside the Fort São Sebastião from which it can be reached through a gate. Built by the Portuguese in 1522, the chapel is considered to be the oldest European building in the southern hemisphere. It is also considered to be one of the finest examples of Manueline vaulted architecture in Mozambique.
Mozambique Island Bridge
Mozambique Island Bridge is a bridge in Mozambique that connects the Island of Mozambique, the former capital of colonial Portuguese East Africa to the mainland over the Indian Ocean.